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The Implications of the Taliban’s Spring Offensive on Afghanistan
April 22, 2016
The Implications of the Taliban’s Spring Offensive on Afghanistan
It’s shaping up to be a tough few months for Afghanistan’s increasingly beleaguered government.
The Implications of the Taliban’s Spring Offensive on Afghanistan
Afghan Peace Talks: Road to Nowhere
April 06, 2016
Afghan Peace Talks: Road to Nowhere
As security in Afghanistan deteriorates, the GCQ continues to struggle to make progress.
Afghan Peace Talks: Road to Nowhere
Afghanistan: Lessons Learned for the 2016 Fighting Season
February 15, 2016
Afghanistan: Lessons Learned for the 2016 Fighting Season
The situation is not all bad, but Afghan forces need to learn the lessons of 2015.
Afghanistan: Lessons Learned for the 2016 Fighting Season
Taliban in Kunduz, ISIS in Nangarhar: Fiefdoms of Conflict in Afghanistan
October 05, 2015
Taliban in Kunduz, ISIS in Nangarhar: Fiefdoms of Conflict in Afghanistan
Taliban-ISIS animosity will not stop the two groups from fighting the Afghan government and making territorial gains.
Taliban in Kunduz, ISIS in Nangarhar: Fiefdoms of Conflict in Afghanistan
Afghanistan Struggles to Contain the Taliban
October 05, 2015
Afghanistan Struggles to Contain the Taliban
The fall of Kunduz last week underscores the difficulties the Afghan National Army is having on its own.
Afghanistan Struggles to Contain the Taliban
Rising to the Afghanistan Challenge
September 04, 2015
Rising to the Afghanistan Challenge
The international community should not lose focus on assisting Afghans in rebuilding their country.
Rising to the Afghanistan Challenge
Can China Assert Itself in Afghanistan?
August 28, 2015
Can China Assert Itself in Afghanistan?
Beijing needs to play a stronger leadership role in Afghanistan.
Can China Assert Itself in Afghanistan?
Terrorizing Afghanistan in the Name of Islam
May 29, 2015
Terrorizing Afghanistan in the Name of Islam
Has a shared religion helped Afghanistan in its dealings with the Muslim world?
Terrorizing Afghanistan in the Name of Islam
Afghanistan: Where Warlords Fear to Tread
May 07, 2015
Afghanistan: Where Warlords Fear to Tread
Afghanistan’s complexity refuses to fade as quickly as its strategic importance.
Afghanistan: Where Warlords Fear to Tread
Leveraging Impact Investment in Post-2014 Afghanistan
May 04, 2015
Leveraging Impact Investment in Post-2014 Afghanistan
Unlocking Afghanistan’s very real potential will require significant investment.
Leveraging Impact Investment in Post-2014 Afghanistan
Interview: Shuja Nawaz
April 16, 2015
Interview: Shuja Nawaz
Opening of borders and strong trade ties will bring South Asian countries closer.
Interview: Shuja Nawaz
Interview: Daniel Markey
April 02, 2015
Interview: Daniel Markey
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's extraordinarily successful trip to Washington, and the new outlook for Afghanistan.
Interview: Daniel Markey
Afghanistan's 'Complex' Insurgency
February 19, 2015
Afghanistan's 'Complex' Insurgency
The "Taliban" label no longer applies to a single, monolithic entity in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan's 'Complex' Insurgency
Afghanistan at the Crossroads
January 28, 2015
Afghanistan at the Crossroads
Economically dependent on the foreign presence, Afghanistan will need to work hard to succeed on its own.
Afghanistan at the Crossroads
Afghans Ponder the End of ISAF
January 20, 2015
Afghans Ponder the End of ISAF
Afghan views on the end of the international combat missions in the Hindu Kush.
Afghans Ponder the End of ISAF
What Now for Afghanistan?
January 11, 2015
What Now for Afghanistan?
With the end of the war, the country faces an uncertain future.
What Now for Afghanistan?
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